Melanie Howard

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The Woman Who Made Science Beautiful

Where others sought separation, Maria Sibylla Merian saw connection.<p><i>Updated on August 2, 2016</i><p>It was silkworms that first captured 13–year–old Maria Sibylla Merian’s attention. She would later graduate to a wider set of creatures, watching caterpillars, pupae, butterflies, and moths for days, weeks, …

The world’s hottest new travel experiences for 2015

Which of the planet’s amazing experiences are on your wish list for 2015? How about exploring the inside of an ice cap in Iceland, star-gazing in Australia’s outback or zip-lining over lush valleys in Taiwan?<p>Lonely Planet’s destination gurus have scoured the globe to find awesome attractions for …

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#OutsideEssentials: The Survival Gear You Need

There's some gear you just can't leave home without. We're not talking about your smartphone—there are more important things in life, especially if you're headed outside. We asked our Instagram followers what adventure essentials they always have with them. From a trusty knife to a well-worn pair …

Seth Meyers On Extra Buttery Chex Mix and Eating Like a Human

Funnyman Seth Meyers on his chimichanga nightmares.<p>NBC <i>Late Night</i> host and former <i>SNL</i> star Seth Meyers talks about office holiday parties—and eating like a human.<p><b>So what's New Year’s Eve like for you?</b> Well, a few years ago I got the chance to perform in Atlantic City. But in the end, it was too …

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